But I suffer not a woman to teach, nor to usurp authority over the man, but to be in silence.
As Batchelor wrote: “Boehner and [Eric] Cantor [suffer]…open mockery…from young House members.”
Mental health experts differ on whether those who suffer PTSD pose a greater threat to themselves or others.
What was the big deal with these semi-forgotten giants that they should suffer humiliation and death?
The concern about rising temperatures is not that the globe will suffer.
I'm with you; but those five-pound notes will suffer in the water.
In a land of healing miracles, neighbors must not suffer and die unattended.
He said he would do what the Czar bade him, but that his wife should suffer for it all her life.
If we permit our economy to drift and decline, the vulnerable will suffer most.
She could not bear to be so cruel; she could not bear to have him suffer.
early 13c., "to be made to undergo, endure" (pain, death, punishment, judgment, grief), from Anglo-French suffrir, Old French sufrir, from Vulgar Latin *sufferire, variant of Latin sufferre "to bear, undergo, endure, carry or put under," from sub "up, under" (see sub-) + ferre "to carry" (see infer).
Replaced Old English þolian, þrowian. Meaning "to meekly submit to hardship" is from late 13c. That of "to undergo" (distress, suffering, etc.) is mid-14c. Meaning "to tolerate, allow" something to occur or continue is recorded from mid-13c. Related: Suffered; suffering.